Teaching Position in Judaism (RELS 234) at Queen’s University, School of Religion

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – Fall 2018
RELS 234—Judaism
School of Religion
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

The School of Religion at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Judaism (RELS 234). This is an on-campus, undergraduate lecture course with an expected enrolment of 70 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in Religious Studies. This is a fall term appointment for the period September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, with classes in session from September 6, 2018 to November 30, 2018.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Mary Smida, school.of.religion@queensu.ca , 613-533-2109.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists....

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Dr. Pamela Dickey Young
Acting Director
School of Religion
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until June 20, 2018. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the School of Religion can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/religion/.

Course Description:

RELS 234/3.0 Judaism 3L
An introduction to the self-definition of Judaism through an analysis of the concepts of God, Torah and Israel past and present. Also, a preliminary study of the struggles facing Jews in Europe, the State of Israel and North America.
PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

Posted: (May 30, 2018)